Acer Aspire 7 with AMD Ryzen 5 5500U & GeForce GTX 1650 Announced for £699 [A715-42G] – ASPIRE 5 with Ryzen 7 5700U for £749.99

Today, at CES 2021, Acer has announced the Acer Aspire 7 and Acer Aspire 5 which will be some of the first laptops to launch with the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. More are due to be launched later tonight. Acer Aspire 7 with AMD Ryzen 5 5500U & Nvidia GTX 1650 GPU Acer … Read more

Acer Nitro 5 upgraded with AMD Ryzen 9 5900 HX CPU + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 options with QHD 165 Hz or FHD 360 Hz displays – Coy about RTX 3080 price

Following the Nvidia and AMD announcements, AMD has also announced their latest gaming laptops to feature the new hardware. The catch with this press release is that AMD has stated the top options that are available for the laptops but then provided the prices for the bottom options. Obviously, not wanting to give us sticker … Read more

HyperX @ CES – HyperX Alloy Origins 60% with red switches & UK availability of Pulsefire Haste Gaming Mouse, Cloud II & Cloud Revolver headsets

HyperX hasn’t launched much new at CES 2021, three of the products are already available in the US but will now be expanded to the UK and Europe. HyperX Alloy Origins 60 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard This is the stand out the announcement from the gaming brand. The HyperX Alloy Origins 60 Mechanical is a 60% … Read more

Netgear Insight expands with multi-gig switches – MS510TXM & PoE MS510TXUP launched with 4×2.5GbE & 4x10GbE ports and reasonable prices

In my recent Netgear Insight review, I pointed out that Netgear lacked any multi-gig switches that could power the 2.5GbE equipped access points. Not anymore, they haven’t. Yesterday, at CES 2021, Nethear announced two new multi-gig switches, the – MS510TXM and the MS510TXUP. They are basically the same, but the MS510TXUP supports Ultra60 PoE++, which … Read more

Netgear Nighthawk 4G LTE WiFi 6 Router (LAX20) & Netgear 4G LTE Modem (LM1200) Announced

With 2020 being all about work at home, the need for fast home Intenet has increased considerably. Not everyone has access to VDSL or cable broadband, many people in the UK are still stuck on the legacy ADSL connections. 4G, on the other hand, is widely available with superb speeds with its coverage often being … Read more

Honor Band 6 vs Band 5 vs OnePlus Band vs Xiaomi Mi Band 5 – More affordable fitness bands inbound, all do mostly the same thing for the same price

Today, Honor announced that the Honor Band 6 is going global, following its Chinese launch back in November. For the global release, they disable the NFC which is used for various payments and services in China. Pricing is kept highly competitive at around $34 Then OnePlus has also announced their new affordable fitness tracking back. … Read more

Annke NC400 IP Security Camera Review – A cheap 4MP True Full Colour Night Vision PoE Bullet IP Security Camera

Recently I have reviewed a lot of the superb Reolink cameras camera, which I think are a range of cameras that offer some of the best performance for your money on the market. In the past, I reviewed the Annke 4K POE camera and was quite impressed with it, at the time it offered a … Read more

Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 Wi-Fi 6E Router with 6GHz gets listed on Amazon. How does it compare vs GT-AX11000 & Xiaomi Mi Router AX6000?

The Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 was announced back in September, but somehow, I completely missed it. This is the first proper Wi-Fi 6E router to be announced. This week it, it was finally made available on Amazon US for a hefty $549.99, $100 more than the GT-AX11000 it replaces. Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 vs Asus … Read more

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T 5G vs Realme 7 5G – Two affordable 5G phones great for gamers

Yesterday, Xiaomi announced their latest affordable 5G phone, the Redmi Note 9T 5G. This is the second phone to become available in Europe featuring that 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset, previously, the Realme 7 5G launched in November featuring this excellent 5G chipset. There are now three phones in the UK/EU feature Dimensity chipsets, with … Read more

Ubiquiti UniFi 6 Lite Access Point Review – The cheapest Wi-Fi 6 access point on the market makes for an easy recommendation

Ubiquiti are one of the last cloud networking providers to launch a Wi-Fi 6 access point, but they have made up for this by launching, by far, the most affordable solution on the market. Combined with the free to use UniFi Network Controller, there is no wonder why Ubiquiti has generated a loyal user base … Read more

CES 2021: Acer Chromebook Spin 514 Launched with AMD Ryzen 7 3700C / Ryzen 5 3500C (CP514-1H & CP514-HH)

The second CES 2021 announcement from Acer is the two new Acer Chromebook Spin 514, they are identical, just one is designed for enterprise use and features Chrome Enterprise security features with Zero-touch enrolment. AMD Ryzen 3000 C-Series Mobile Processors with Radeon graphics The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 is Acer’s first to utilize the latest … Read more

Ubiquiti UniFi 6 Lite vs UniFi 6 Long-Range vs Wi-Fi 5 models including AC Pro & nanoHD – Which cccess point should you buy?

I am currently in the process of reviewing the Ubiquiti UniFi 6 Lite. This new Wi-Fi 6 access point is quite exciting (to me) with it being the most affordable option on the market by a considerable margin. Ubiquiti is also an appealing choice for home users, SOHO and microbusiness thanks to the affordable hardware … Read more

Arlo Wire-Free Video Doorbell vs Ring Video Doorbell 3 vs Eufy Wireless Doorbell – Which is the best battery powered video doorbell?

I am a big fan of video doorbells, in a period of time where the vast majority of my shopping is done online, I get packages daily as well as regular pickups due to the nature of my work. Thanks to COVID-19, delivery people have changed the way they work, so it is less likely … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 vs Snapdragon 690 & 750G vs MediaTek Dimensity 720 & 800 – Qualcomm go all in with 5G

Yesterday Qualcomm announced its latest 5G chipset, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480, which represents quite a significant moment for 5G. Qualcomm is now all-in with 5G across its product line-up. 5G is here to stay whether you like it or not, and it has gone mainstream. Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 vs Snapdragon 460 Ignoring the 5G aspects, … Read more

[Fixed] Garmin GPS accuracy Issue caused by expired CPE (January 2021) – Affecting Forerunner 245, 945, Vivoactive 4, Polar & Suunto Watches

[Update 3rd of January 2021] Fix rolled out for Garmin It now looks like Garmin have pushed the CPE file update to their users, if you have phone syncing on, this should update automatically. You can also manually update via Garmin Connect If you check System > About and CPE and it shows expired, the update has not … Read more